Four attorneys recognized as "Thought Leaders" in their field

Washington, DC (May 4, 2018) – Fifteen Venable attorneys were recognized in the 2018 edition of Who's Who Legal, an annual ranking of the foremost legal practitioners in private practice in multiple areas of business law who were chosen based on peer and client surveys. In addition, four attorneys were recognized as "Thought Leaders" for advising on some of the most significant and cutting-edge legal matters, and for their ability to innovate, inspire, and go above and beyond to deliver for their clients.

Thought Leaders

Philip M. Horowitz – Real Estate 
Bruce R. Parker – Product Liability Defense, Life Sciences: Product Liability 
Kevin L. Shepherd – Real Estate 
Craig A. Thompson – Life Sciences: Product Liability, Product Liability Defense, Litigation

The following Venable attorneys were also recognized:

Emilio W. Cividanes – Data: Information Technology, Data: Data Privacy and Protection, Data: Data Security 
Nora E. Garrote – Data: Information Technology 
Robert G. Gottlieb – Real Estate 
James J. Hanks, Jr. – Corporate: Corporate Governance 
Stephen E. Marshall – Product Liability Defense 
Jason C. Rose – Life Sciences: Product Liability 
Jeffrey S. Sabin – Restructuring & Insolvency: Lawyers 
Dino S. Sangiamo – Product Liability Defense 
Michael A. Sartori – Patents 
Paul F. Strain – Life Sciences: Product Liability, Product Liability Defense 
Stefan F. Tucker – Corporate Tax: Advisory, Corporate Tax: Controversy


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